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this hour -- at the start of the un general assembly in new york, barack obama calls for action on syria where it security detail remains deadlocked. >> the head the european central bank defends the bank's bond- buying plans. >> and haunting masterpieces -- a museum in frankfurt exhibits paintings that happen to the dark side of romanticism -- tap into the dark side of romanticism. under way in new york. right now, much of the international community is focused on the conflict in syria. u.s. president barack obama in his address called for world leaders to end the regime of bashar al assad. >> the emir of qater, which is reportedly spending symbols -- emir of qatar, reportedly funding rebels, went so far as to say the regime should be taken down. russia and china indicated they have no intention of abandoning assad. >> the conflict in syria overshadowed every other topic at the opening of the general assembly in new york. the u.n. security council remains divided over sanctions against damascus, which have been blocked by syrian allies. u.n. secretary-general ban ki- moon renewed his ca
, much of the international community is focused on the conflict in syria. u.s. president barack obama in his address called for world leaders to end the regime of bashar al assad. >> the emir of qater, which is reportedly spending symbols -- emir of qatar, reportedly funding rebels, went so far as to say the regime should be taken down. russia and china indicated they have no intention of abandoning assad. >> the conflict in syria overshadowed every other topic at the opening of the general assembly in new york. the u.n. security council remains divided over sanctions against damascus, which have been blocked by syrian allies. u.n. secretary-general ban ki- moon renewed his call for sanctions against syria. >> this is a serious and growing international -- that to international security. >> he said the council could no longer turn a blind eye to syria where he said the conflict has claimed 27,000 lives. u.s. president barack obama also condemned the violence. >> in syria, the future must not belong to a dictator who massacres his people. if there is a cause that cries out for protest
obama. the bible verse reads, "let his days be few and let another take his office." jones is a serial provocateur. he has caused uproar by burning copies of the koran. he has also dug a grave and directed a tombstone for president barack obama. for his presidency, jones points out in the fine print. all the attention has led jones and his associates to take precautions. he carries a pistol, and his bodyguard does as well. >> with the amount of death threats that we have received and the rewards that are on our lives, i think it is only wise to send that type of message, yes. >> the pastor will not show was inside the church. he said he would rather show off his studio in the basement where he and his associates film anti- islam videos. the men here in this florida basement stay in touch and collaborate with others all over the world. it is a loose knit group, held together by hate for islam. >> in the united states, there is a cottage industry of islamaphobes. in southern california, there are some secondary stars in this constellation of anti-muslim activists. >> among them, the lege
to civilian nuclear research. his speech came a day after president obama told the general assembly that washington would do whatever is necessary to prevent iran from getting nuclear arms. >> ahmadinejad used his final appearance on the united nations stage to criticize israel once again. >> continued threats by the uncivilized zionists to resort to military action are a bitter reality in my great country. >> western nations, which accused iran of developing nuclear weapons, usually walk out during his speeches, but the seats filled up with this man took the stage -- the egyptian president addressed the assembly on the need for international negotiations rather than military intervention in syria. >> we need a solution that preserves the unity of this brotherly state, involves all factions of the syrian people without mitchell, religious, or sectarian division. >> he also said it was outrageous that palestinians are still being denied their right to an independent state. the dig at israel was no doubt appreciated by iran. >> for more, we go now to our correspondent, who is standing
race is officially on. president obama and governor romney accepting their respective party's presidential nominations at their conventions, the parties pulling out all the stops, bringing in clint eastwood and former president bill clinton to stir up support for their candidates. the conventions not only giving both parties a morale boost, but a financial one, as well. for the first time in four months, president obama's campaign raising more money than romney's, bringing in more than $114 million in august, with romney coming in just $3 million less. both candidates continuing to campaign across the country, with romney making his way through his home state of massachusetts and president obama getting a lift from a local florida pizza owner. [ explosion ] [ siren wails ] a wave of attacks in iraq, killing and wounding hundreds, making it one of the bloodiest days this year. iraqis clearing through rubble after car bombs tear through at least 11 mostly shiite cities. in one of the deadliest attacks, gunmen storming a small iraqi army outpost, killing at least 10 soldiers an
opposition leader, aung san suu kyi, is on her way to the u.s.. she is on our way to meet president obama and receive one of the nation's highest civilian honor. she was under house arrest in burma when she was originally awarded the congressional gold medal back in 2008. >> the u.s. space shuttle endeavor is on route to retire at a california museum. its spending night in houston, texas, after taking off from florida. it will finish its journey in los angeles where it will permanently go on display. >> arctic ice has melted to a record low. scientists say summarize at the north pole is the thinnest it has ever been since satellite data collection began. researchers warn the decline will trigger more extreme global weather. many put it down to man-made global warming. >> unfortunate. >> with all of the attention on the eurozone crisis and questions about a future for the european project tummy may be surprised european union is moving ahead with expanding. >> croatia is set to join the european union next july and has been making moves to meet the necessary requirements. this week, the go
and president obama came a little bit too late. after a perception had been given here in pakistan that the u.s. did not intervene to take the objectionable film off of youtube and other social media. what compounded the situation was the government's announcement to observe friday as a day of love to the prophet mohammed, and this way, the government basically walk into a trap that the individual political parties had set for the government. of course, the loss of the 25 people in one day from the north to the south basically underscored that such protests can hardly be controlled, and that the criminal element will also take advantage of such occasion. >> it is very hard for people outside of pakistan to believe that the government was not aware of the risk of violence when it sponsored this day of mass demonstrations. what is the government thinking? >> basically, i think this reflects the inability of the government, and extremely ill- preparedness, poor preparation, to meet with such eventualities. we also know that back in 1989, in one people, seven people died on the streets of islamab
the house voted on friday. it now heads to president obama's desk to sign. congress also agreed on a joint resolution pushing for economic pressure against iran. one issue not brought up is the bush era tax cuts which expire at the end of the year. congress is now on break and will return to session after the november election. >>> pakistani officials say a u.s. drone attack killed four suspected militants in pakistan. officials say a u.s. drone fired two missiles at a vehicle this morning in the northwest part of the country along the afghan border. the identities of the men have not been released. the u.s. has not confirmed the report yet. pakistan has demanded the u.s. stop using missile strikes in its country. >>> today protesters across the world are expected to demonstrate against natural gas drilling. organizers say the process pollutes water and makes people sick. the u.s. environmental protection agency or epa and many state regulators say the drilling can be done safely. they say natural gas production has grown, adding jobs and lowering prices for the industry and consumers. the
to be released on sunday. u.s. president barack obama argued his second term at the conclusion of the democratic party's national convention in charlotte, north carolina. in his prime time speech, sepg the party nomination, he stated that voters will face the clearest choice of any time in a generation. nhk world reports. >> reporter: move forward, not backwards. build on progress, don't diverse it. president barack obama aimed to impress on the nation that electing him means to choose the future and that mitt romney is a relic from the past. >> our problems can be solved. our challenges can be met. the path we offer may be harder, but it leads to a better place and i'm asking you to choose that future. >> reporter: romney's prescription to get the economy back on track is a mix of smaller government, tax cuts for the rich and less regulation. president obama says he will increase taxes for the wealthy, continue regulating wall street and spend more to create jobs. he says voters will have to choose between supporting the middle class and the rich. >> the choice you face won't just be between tw
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